TEA/UIL Eligibility

The chart below may be used by principals, coaches, and sponsors to determine eligibility for middle and high school students’ participation in all extracurricular activities for the school year.

Specifically be aware of the following issues:

  • Grade periods for eligibility are seven (7) calendar days after the evaluation, with the exception of holidays.
  • Students may only lose eligibility at the six weeks grading period.
  • Students can regain eligibility at both the three weeks progress report and at the six weeks grade report.
  • All students are eligible during Christmas Break and Spring Break holidays.
2019-20 Eligibility Calendar
DateAction
9/27End of first grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
10/4End of 7 day grace period.
10/213 week grade evaluation
10/28Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
11/8End of second grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
11/15End of 7 day grace period.
Thanksgiving weekAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
12/63 week grade evaluation
12/13Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
12/20End of third grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
Winter holiday breakAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
1/15End of 7 day grace period.
1/273 week grade evaluation
2/3Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
2/14End of fourth grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
2/21End of 7 day grace period.
3/63 week grade evaluation
Spring BreakAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
3/20Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
4/09End of fifth grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
4/16End of 7 day grace period.
5/13 week grade evaluation
5/8Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.

Notes

  • following winter break, ineligible students return to being ineligible until the next grade check & grace period.
  • during spring break all are eligible and the grading period ends the Friday after spring break.
  • all students are eligible through the summer.
  • total credits determine the first 2019-20 six week eligibility for 9-12 students.
  • to be eligible students must be passing all classes at the end of a grading period. an “i” (incomplete) recorded as a grade is considered a failing grade until a passing grade is recorded.

For a listing of courses exempt from ineligibility, go to high school course guide.